Global Health Update 2020: A Focus on Pediatric Injuries and Malnutrition
with Dr. Lynn Jacoby & Dr. Dominic Allain
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm via Zoom


This Global Health Rounds presentation will provide participants with a better understanding of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development Goals, and a “state of the world” in 2020.  It will also address trauma and injury prevention in a global setting as well as assessment and management of pediatric malnutrition. (Note: the presentation below includes some images that may be disturbing to some.)



Dr. Lynn Jacoby, MD, FAAP, FRCPC is currently appointed as Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. She is a former general pediatrician and first year fellow in Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Alberta. She is originally from the US and completed her medical training at the University of Michigan. Her pediatrics training was at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She has worked in several global health settings, including Australia, Haiti, Tanzania, India, Sudan, South Sudan and Nigeria. She has an interest in social pediatrics, and acute care. She enjoys working with underserved populations both abroad and in Alberta.



Dr. Dominic Allain, MD FRCPC is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Dr. Allain is the Director of Global Health for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. He is the Past President of the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) Global Child and Youth Health Section, as well as a member of the executive of the CPS Injury Prevention Committee.  Dr. Allain has also worked and taught in many developing countries, including disaster relief efforts in Haiti on several occasions, teaching and setting up partnerships in various countries in Africa, South East Asia and Latin America, and conducting MicroResearch workshops in Ethiopia and Uganda.